Updated: Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:45:00 GMT | By Megan Durisin, Business Insider
17 things you should always buy new

There's hardly anything you can't get secondhand anymore. But should you?



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In the day and age of online swap meets and the ubiquity of reseller sites like Craigslist, eBay, and Etsy, there's hardly anything you can't get secondhand anymore.

But should you?       

For some items, saving a few bucks by buying them secondhand isn't worth the potential safety or health risks involved.

We've put together a list of 17 products that you should always buy new.


 

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